Poetry: Undiminished illumination

 

Undiminished illumination

Linger in the presence of its warmth.
Capture the radiance of its glow.
Reflect the brightness of its brilliance.

To linger is to sit for a spell
To capture is to truly be held
To reflect is to image back your shine

Undiminished illumination

 

I AM

UNDIMINISHED.

 

YOU ARE

UNDIMINISHED.

 

WE ARE

UNDIMINISHED.

 

Called four-eyes in elementary... undiminished

Sexual abuse... undiminished

Divorced parents... undiminished

Pregnant at 17... undiminished

Toxic boyfriends... undiminished

Depression... undiminished

Wrongfully accused... undiminished
Misunderstood... undiminished

Fired from job... undiminished

Friendship betrayal... undiminished

Broken promises... undiminished

Numbness... undiminished

Miscarriage... undiminished

Loss of loved ones... undiminished

Self-sabotage... undiminished

Manuscript rejected... undiminished

Ignored... undiminished

Chronic pain...undiminished

 

Undiminished. So very undiminished.

 

It's cosmically impossible for my humanity or your humanity to be diminished. Our intrinsic worth is totally secure in the bosom of Love. He shepherds our identity, and He makes sure that our worth holds its value no matter what, unquestionably. Selah!

 

 

 

If you love poetry or you want to integrate it in your week to open up a vibrant inner life of soul care and inspiration, join me on my radio station on Anchor FM for the "Tuesday Poetry Lounge." You'll find me reading my original work and the works of others.

 

 

 

Links for further discovery

Hello Poetry website (read the poetry of others and/or submit your own)

 

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